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Metal Gear Solid Snake Eater 3D – Review

When Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater came out in 2004 the world had gone past fear of a Third World War and shifted its focus to the War On Terror. Inter-Continental Ballistic Missiles were passé, replaced by thoughts of … Continue reading

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The Castlevania series is coming up on a thirty-year anniversary.  The franchise has had such an impact on gaming that many 2D action/exploration games are succinctly described as “It’s like Castlevania”.  Despite the knock-offs, the series has maintained a strong … Continue reading

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Mad Dog McCree – Review

Long ago when Video Tapes ruled the Earth, there was a fad in which game designers made video games using footage of real-live human actors recorded on “Laserdisks”, a primitive ancestor of the DVD.  This was before digital video was … Continue reading

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The Backlog: Fatal Frame

There was big trend in horror films about ten years ago where they were all about ghosts.  Not just any ghosts, but Japanese ghost girls.  The Japanese film Ring got the ball rolling, but soon American theaters were awash with knock-offs that … Continue reading

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Metal Gear Solid Snake Eater 3D: Hands-on

I bought Metal Gear Solid 3 Snake Eater the day it came out back in 2004.  After enjoying my first playthrough, it sat on my game shelf for eight years awaiting the day it would make its way back into my PS2 … Continue reading

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Resident Evil Revelations – Review

It was an uneasy start for the 3DS and early adopters might even say that Capcom did a better job of supporting the new platform than Nintendo did themselves.  Street Fighter IV was a must-buy at launch, and Resident Evil The Mercenaries did much … Continue reading

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3DS Circle Pad Pro Review

 I just started writing for a new gaming wesbite called Explosion.com.  My first piece is a review of the 3DS Circle Pad Pro:  Playstation fans who pre-ordered a Sony Vita had a brief chance to brag about the two fancy … Continue reading

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Resident Evil The Mercenaries 3D – Retro Review

Resident Evil The Mercenaries 3D came out shortly after the 3DS launch and was greeted with mediocre critical response.  Much of the criticism was over the save system (Which wouldn’t let players delete their game) rather than the actual gameplay itself. With the … Continue reading

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How To Use Your 3DS eShop Gift Card

You chose the 3DS over the DSi, and that means you paid for a Third Dimension. It’s only natural to expect all three dimensions in every one of your games. While there are plenty of excellent games on the eShop, … Continue reading

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Failed Games That Deserve HD Remakes: Eternal Darkness

Back in 2002, mature horror games like Resident Evil: Code Veronica and Silent Hill 2 had sold in stacks for the Playstation 2.  Eternal Darkness, by Silicon Knights had similar visual design to those franchises, and even used similar controls and combat.  Yet it told … Continue reading

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